Actors Nestor Carbonell, Eddie Matos, and Paola Turbay play Cuban-American siblings who run a successful rum and sugar business in the upcoming series Cane, and they have some particular preferences when it comes to tasty rum cocktails.
Says Matos: I love Mojitos, but Cuba Libres are the best. Every day my dad comes home from work and relaxes with a Cuba Libre and now that Im of age, I can enjoy one with him.
Carbonell adds, My favorite is just a simple rum and Pepsi. It has to be with Pepsi though.
The actors may share an affinity for the liquor they sell on the series, but Matos gets a little overprotective about rum sometimes.
Matos explains, I got my mom a bottle of very nice rum for her birthday, and I said, Mom, its from the heart, just dont ever open it! Put it on the wall instead!
But unfortunately for the rum renegades, they dont really get to sample the sweet stuff on the set of their show.
Turbay explains, The rum on the show is very nice rum with no alcohol in it!
Cane premieres September 25 on CBS.
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